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Oszczypek

Oszczypek is an old cheese with an oval shape, produced in the Tatra mountains of Poland. The shepherd's living in the mountains make this cheese from unpasteurized sheep's milk. Cow's milk is also added while making the cheese. The cheese is pressed into hand carved wooden moulds with a distinct pattern. The cheese has a salty flavor with a smoky aroma. To fully appreiciate this cheese, it is best to accompany it with beer.

  • Made from cow's and sheep's milk
  • Country of origin: Poland
  • Region: Tatra Mountains
  • Type: semi-hard, brined
  • Texture: firm
  • Rind: natural
  • Color: pale yellow

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